Bologna becomes part of the Emirates SkyCargo network

Emirates Airline has announced plans to start a daily regular service from Dubai to Bologna (Emilia-Romagna/Italy) from 3rd November 2015

The capital of the Emilia-Romagna region, Bologna, will be Emirates’ fourth Italian destination bringing its weekly flights to Italy to 56.

Set to be operated by a Boeing 777-300ER, Emirates SkyCargo will offer up to 23 tonnes of cargo capacity per day, further supporting Italian exports of cosmetics, construction equipment and machinery, automotive spare parts and handicrafts. Inbound to Bologna Emirates SkyCargo is expected to carry leather goods, garments, footwear and perishables.

“The addition of a fourth Italian gateway is another new and exciting development for Emirates. We have been committed to Italy for over 23 years and in that time we have played an important role in increasing opportunities for business and tourism across the country, thanks to our convenient connections to over 49 destinations in the Far East, Middle East and Africa,” says Thierry Antinori, Emirates’ Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer.

Home to a large ethnic community Emirates expects to see strong outbound traffic from Bologna to key destinations in the East across India, China, Bangladesh, Pakistan and the Philippines thanks to the airline’s convenient connection times via Dubai. Top destinations for inbound travel to Bologna are expected to come from the UAE, Japan, China, India and Australia comprising of a mix of trade and tourism traffic.

Emirates currently operates a triple daily flight to Rome and Milan and daily flight to Venice. It also operates a daily flight to New York from Milan which will be operated by an A380 aircraft from 1st June 2015.

Quelle: LogEastics

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